Why do you must have a W164 gateway adapter for VVDI-MB

W164 gateway adapter works good?

Test 1: VVDI-MB read W164 EIS data without W164 gateway adapter

Result: Failed!

Can’t start communication with EIS, check connector

 

Test 2: VVDI-MB read W164 EIS data with W164 gateway adapter

Result: Success!

VVDI MB Tool read data successfully! EIS is normal

 

 

Conclusion:

W164 gateway adapter is a must have for EIS read using VVDI Mercedes.

The adapter now can cover not only W164 but W209 W211.

source: http://www.xhorsetool.com/wholesale/mercedes-a164-w164-gateway-adapter-for-vvdi-mb.html

This gateway simulator can work with VVDI MB Tool and original MB NEC PRO57 or APPRO-MB TOOL.

To read Mercedes W164 W209 W211 EIS, you need one gateway to read EIS data via OBD.

With this simulator, you can successfully read/write ECU via OBD.